A neuropsychological evaluation can help a child in multiple ways. The focus of the evaluation is to provide information for parents about why a child is struggling with regards to his or her academic achievement, social engagement, and/or emotional regulation. Parents will bring their children in for a neuropsychological evaluation when they have concerns about their performance in any of the above domains.
What is the goal of a neuropsychological evaluation?
The goal of the evaluation is to provide diagnostic clarification based upon a set of symptoms that the child exhibits. This information is attained through the following ways:
- Parental interview
- Parental and teacher report
- Behavioral observation Read more